Legal Support Assistant / Legal Secretary

12 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Legal Support Assistant / Legal Secretary for a well established solicitors practice with offices across Merseyside. The role will be based in Birkenhead offering the salary up to £17,000, Health Insurance and immediate start.

The ideal candidate must have minimum 3 years secretarial experience in Family Law with further experience in child care essential. You must provide an effective and efficient secretarial /administrative service to Partners, Assistant Solicitors and Fee Earners.

About The Role:

Audio & copy typing and shorthand service
Manage fee earners, your own and Costs Review diary
Answer telephone and dealing with queries
Input relevant information and complete on relevant case management system
Compile legal forms such as Legal Aid, Searches with Local Authority or H.M. Land Registry and online CCMS for legal aid
General filing and file management for fee earners
Write straightforward letters to clients and other contacts
Updating of loose leaf Legal Publications as allocated
Administrative support as required by your fee-earner
To promote and assist in the promotion of the firm's business

Essential Skills & Experience

3 years secretarial experience in Family Law
High standard of presentation and confidentiality
Self-management of documents
Provide an effective and efficient secretarial /administrative service to Partners, Assistant Solicitors and Fee Earners
Ability to deal confidently with clients, both on the telephone and face to face, with the ability to update a client from the file in the absence of a Fee Earner
Previous experience within the legal profession necessary
Excellent word processing experience essential
Good organisational and communication skills to deal effectively with people at all levels

About The Benefits

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Pension scheme

To Apply
If this sounds like a role you will LOVE, please send your CV to

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